No George Miller For MAN OF STEEL 2
Den Of Geek is reporting that Man Of Steel 2 has been put on “permanent hold”, which is a bit of a shock considering it was only last week that “The Death Of Superman Lives: What Happened?” helmer Jon Schnepp announced that Mad Max: Fury Road helmer George Miller was up to direct the film. Whatever it means, it’s not to suggest that the film won’t happen, especially since there’s been a clear interest in making one now that Warner Bros. is well under way with its DC cinematic universe in addition to a potential Batman trilogy starring and directed by Ben Affleck.
Miller himself was supposed to direct DC movie, Justice League back in 2008 as his name was one of several candidates listed, including Lana and Andy Wachowski. His current business also includes adding to the desolate universe of his latest blockbuster success, Mad Max, while it is being said that Miller is, in fact, in talks to direct a DC film in which he will hopefully get the studio to agree to his terms, and at least now we know that in its current state, Man Of Steel 2 isn’t that film…although it would be oh so nice.
The next five years of DC cinematic fanfare will be increasingly interesting while Man Of Steel helmer Zack Snyder is groomed to direct Justice League in two parts for releases in 2017 and 2019 after next year’s Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice. Stay tuned for further details.
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